Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania

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Mount Pocono is a borough in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is located in the Poconos region of the state.

As of the 2000 census, the borough population was 2,742.



Mount Pocono is located at 41°7′23″N 75°21′34″W / 41.12306°N 75.35944°W / 41.12306; -75.35944 (41.123012, -75.359574)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,742 people, 1,038 households, and 712 families residing in the borough. The population density was 792.2 people per square mile (306.0/km²). There were 1,239 housing units at an average density of 358.0/sq mi (138.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 29.15% White, 33.45% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.91% Asian, 3.54% from other races, and 2.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 63.14% of the population.

There were 1,038 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the borough the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

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